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  • Les Paul Compare And Contrast

    only play one at a time!” (Les Paul). Finding the right guitar a very important thing that every guitar player has to go through. There are two guitars that can nearly give a guitar player the guitar that they have been dreaming about. The Fender Stratocaster, and The Gibson Les Paul are similar in ways but also very different. Both the Les Paul and the Stratocaster were manufactured in the 1950’s and have remained the rulers of the electric guitar world since then. The stratocaster was designed by Leo Fender, Bill Carson, George Fullerton, and Freddie Tavares. The Les Paul was…

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  • The Electric Guitar

    guitar can be heard alongside orchestras and symphonies. However, the first electric guitar was instead used primarily in jazz around the 30’s with the electrical components basically integrated to the hollow acoustic guitars with a slightly modified design. Simultaneously at this time, solid body guitars were being tested which were made from a single piece of wood without any hollowing in its body from other manufacturers again. In 1945, Richard Bougerie was electronic equipment for the US…

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  • Music Narrative Essay

    pretty good for how things played out, until I met my friend Carlo Joseph (or CJ). CJ was a young Italian boy from town, very popular kid actually. When I first met him I actually disliked him, thinking he was a little annoying brat. I hadn’t realized he was a very well influenced musician, such as myself, till later on. He told me that he played for some time and also knew a little piano. I had to get CJ to play with Louie and I. At one point, I convinced him to play with us, and that’s how…

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  • My Guitar Experience

    I was in North Carolina for a week, so I decided to bring my acoustic guitar down for the trip, because I could not go without it for a whole week. Anyways, I had been just playing one night and out of nowhere my aunt said “Wow, Evan I am thoroughly impressed! I thought this guitar thing was just a phase, but damn you’re getting really good!” I just laughed and said “Thank you”. She replied “Well let me show you something”. She came back from her bedroom with a worn guitar case, she popped open…

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  • Electric Guitar Techniques

    wide variety of electric guitars available on the market today, you will find yourself looking at guitars with a wide variety of body shapes and weights. Most all of guitars are designed not only to look aesthetically pleasing, but function properly. So I will be going over different types of guitar body shapes and guitar body woods that are used. This way you can have a better understanding of why the guitars are designed a certain way.Guitar Body Shapes Body shapes are not just cosmetic, many…

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  • Paul Le Blanc's The Absence Of Socialism In America

    Arguments for the economic policy change include that an economy that is severely money-oriented neglects their citizen’s needs, and mandates that in order to be respected, loved, worthy, and in order to keep yourself and your family alive in general, you must possess a piece of green paper, only worthy of anything because we told you so. Paul le Blanc addressed the socialist views in his essay “The Absence of Socialism in America”, by calling the “class antagonism” a contradiction to the…

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  • Analysis Of Le Corbusier's The Radiant City

    This essay will analyse Le Corbusier’s The Radiant City (La Ville Radieuse) by looking at the unbuilt city scape’s historical, theoretical and philosophical background as well as how it was received and reviewed. Greenhalgh’s features of the Pioneer phase (such as Social Morality, Technology and Anti-historicism) will also be looked at in relation to how and why The Radiant City was conceptualised and designed. As the idea of The Radiant City was conceived in the 1930s (and by Modernist…

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  • Example Of Impressionism In Art

    of permit the display of works by specialists who had beforehand been rejected access to the official salon. A portion of the promoters was Paul Cézanne, Camille Pissarro, James Whistler, and the early nonconformist Édouard Manet. In spite of the fact that advanced by specialists and endorsed by Napoleon III, the 1863 presentation caused an outrage, due to a great extent to the capricious topics and styles of works, for example, Manet's Le déjeuner sur l'herbe (1863), which highlighted dressed…

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  • Art And Craft Of The Machine Analysis

    Art and Craft of the Machine- Frank Lloyd Wright The key aspect discussed by Frank Lloyd Wright in ‘The Art and Craft of the Machine' is 'the machine' in which he stresses that ‘in the machine lies the only future of Arts and Crafts’. During the time, 1901, Wright wrote the visionary article, expressing his philosophy on 'the machine', how it can be used, studying the misuse of ‘the machine' in architecture and art; supporting his points with historical events and art movements. Wright's report…

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  • Miramar Hotel: A Criticism Of Postmodernism

    Postmodernism is a late-20th-century movement in the arts, architecture, and criticism that was a departure from modernism. Postmodernism was a movement in architecture that rejected the functionalist, modernist ideals of rationality and also used to describe a dissatisfaction with modern architecture. Postmodernism is characterized by the return of ornament and symbol to form. The aims of the postmodernism was look back to the past for inspiration of history and tradition, ideas of…

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